Toby has befriended Luke Cage and assisted him in his investigations for some time when Cage was located in the Times Square area. Toby appears to have great insight into the criminal happenings that others do not notice. Despite his blindness, Toby realizes when Luke enters his area by his distinctive foot steps.
Cage is often unpopular in the Times Square world of illegal crime. Despite this ostracism, Toby has always befriended Cage; and their respect for each other is mutual.